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Esk Belle II Coastal Cruises

Address: The Brewery Steps, Whitby YO21 3PR, England
Phone Number: 07941 450381
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Ranked #9 of 20 Activities in Whitby
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Good value for boat ride around the coast. Was a fun trip & nice to do something different. Driver was great & good atmosphere on Halloween.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

At £2.50 for an adult,and free for under 5's this is a great little trip for kids,its only a 20 min round trip, out of the harbour and back again, but the kids loved it

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Derby, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went on the 20min boat trip with our 2 year old twins, they loved it and was just the correct length of time. Children are free so a great price for a family, would recommend.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was one of the best boat trips we have ever done. Not only were we fortunate enough to see an abundance of seals and birdlife, we were surrounded by Minke whales. Just when it couldn't get any better, with Minke swimming around us and pointing their noses up in the air, a juvenile Humpback whale came to the boat... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I went out on the Specksioneer on a 4 hour Whitby Whale Watching cruise. It was amazing, it does take a while to get far enough out to sea to the whale's favorite feeding spots but skipper Brian knows his stuff and where to look. Within minutes of seeing a folk of diving gannets we were surrounded by seals and... More 

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Cheshire
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16 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went on the Whitby Whale Watching trip hoping for a glimpse of minke whales. Oh boy, did we get our wish! Not only minke (all around our boat at one point) but a humpback whale too. The gannets were plunge diving, there were common and grey seals all over the place then the chance of a lifetime.....a juvenile humpback. How... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had a trip round out to see on this nice little boat, got a very good few of the abbey from the sea, only thing it missed was a commentary from the crew. Well worth a go.

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Sheffield
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Miserable - this is how we'd describe this experience. We were warned on the quayside that the sea was "a bit rough" - a tad understated we felt but that wasn't the reason for our disappointing experience. There was no commentary of what was happening or where we were headed and the woman on board didn't crack a single smile... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We wanted to have a look a whitby from the sea but usually for a family of five theses things cost too much but here we did this for £2.50 a person for a good 20 minutes with the added bonus of spotting a dolphin .Very friendly staff too.

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Seattle, Washington
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Lovely, absolutely lovely! We took the Esk Belle II out for an evening out from Whitby for an hour in the early evening. The beautiful summer evening cooperated. Even so, the Skipper and his wife created a comfortable relaxing, and welcoming, experience. No big microphone. Open to answering questions. Quickly pointed out interesting facts or scenes - such as the... More 

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